The Witches of South Walton, an organization dedicated to supporting the Children’s Volunteer Health Network (CVHN), with their mission, is hosting the 14th Annual Witch Ride on Tuesday, October 31st at 6:30am. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 the morning of the ride, which includes a charity bike ride from Gulf Place to Stinky’s Fish Camp and ending with a Gathering Brunch at La Playa in Gulf Place. Purchase tickets online at www.witchride.com. This event would not be possible without the help of local residents and businesses including Sunrise Coffee, Pizza by the Sea, Shunk Gulley, Modus Photography, Classic Luxury Real Estate, YOLO and the merchants at Gulf Place.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Thursday, October 26th
WITCHES BREW | La Playa at Gulf Place
Pre-registered packet pickup and in-person registration will be held at La Playa in Gulf Place from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. There will be drink specials for all ladies and Forrest Williams Band will be taking the stage. Special raffle tickets will be sold only at the Witches Brew to win a custom designed Witch Hat. Winner must be present to win at the drawing at 8:00 p.m.
Monday, October 30th
PREFLIGHT WITCH NIGHT | The Perfect Pig at Gulf Place
Pre-registered packet pickup and in-person registration at The Perfect Pig in Gulf Place will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. There will be food and drink specials along with the selling of raffle tickets to win a custom designed Witch Hat. Winner must be present to win at the drawing at 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 31st
WAKE UP WITCHES | The Green at Gulf Place
Arrive early and meet the other witches. Sunrise Coffee will be providing coffee at the stage for all attendees.
14th ANNUAL WITCH RIDE | The Green at Gulf Place
A portion of Laura Hamilton Blvd. will be reserved to park your bike.
Information and final announcements will be given at 6:45 a.m., then witches can make their way to their bikes and prepare to ride. The charity bike ride starts at 7:00 a.m. sharp as all Witches promptly leave Gulf Place as a group.
RESTING STOP | Stinky’s Fish Camp and Bait Shack
The Witches ride to Stinky’s Fish Camp and Bait Shack to line up on 30A and greet spectators.
GATHERING BRUNCH | La Playa at Gulf Place
The Witches ride back to Gulf Place where a Gathering Brunch will be served at 8:30 a.m. The Gathering Brunch, contests, and raffle ticket drawing will be held on the patio at La Playa. The Gathering Brunch includes a selection of pastries, fruit, bacon and eggs accompanied with mimosas (limited to 3). La Playa will also have a cash bar with all your favorite drinks. $50 prizes will be given to the Witch with the “Best Decorated Bike,” “Best Witch Costume,” and “Best Witch Cackle”. Raffle items will be donated by local businesses.
’WE GET LOTS OF HONKS AND GIVE LOTS OF CACKLES’
Photos courtesy of Modus Photography